Home Depot's Secret Ingredient

The following video is from Tuesday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Andy Cross dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

In this installment of Investor Beat, our analysts discuss housing stocks. Home Depot (NYSE: HD  ) was one of the Dow stocks lifting the index higher today. The retail giant reported higher-than-expected fourth-quarter profits, raised its dividend , and announced a plan to buy back as much as $17 billion worth of shares. Is it too late to buy shares? Does Home Depot have a sustainable advantage over rival Lowe's (NYSE: LOW  ) ? 

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